Enyimba vs Akwa United: NPFL Battle — Time, Venue, and How to Watch the relegation clash

Enyimba vs Akwa United: A battle of champions. (Photo Credit: Imago)

Enyimba vs Akwa United: NPFL Battle — Time, Venue, and How to Watch the relegation clash

Izuchukwu Akawor 10:47 - 15.10.2023

All the information you need to get ready for this explosive and exciting matchup between Enyimba and Akwa United in the NPFL.

Prepare for an electrifying showdown later today as Nigerian champions, Enyimba FC, and Akwa United go head-to-head in a highly anticipated Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL, clash. 

Ahead of that explosive match, here is everything you need to know to catch and enjoy all the action.

Enyimba vs Akwa United: Intro

This particular fixture sees two giants of the game set to lock horns in an explosive matchup. Enyimba are the reigning champions while United are former winners of the NPFL.

However, both teams come into this clash in bad form as they sit 19th and 20th on the table respectively, and in the hunt for their first three points of the season in the new NPFL season. 

Enyimba kicked off the season with a defeat in their only game so far while the Promise Keepers have taken just a point from a possible six in the two-week-old league. 

Match details

  • Time

Enyimba will host Akwa United later on Sunday, with the encounter slated to kick off at 4 p.m. Nigerian time alongside six others across the country.

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Enyimba are bottom of the table in the NPFL. Image Credit: Imago African Football League: Enyimba to battle Wydad Casablanca
  • Venue

The People’s Elephant and their Promise Keepers from nearby Akwa Ibom will battle at the Enyimba Stadium in the city of Aba.

Enyimba vs Akwa United: How To Watch

Akwa United have taken just one point from a possible 6. (Photo Credit: Imago)

For fans and NPFL followers eager to witness this thrilling encounter, you can catch the game live on the NPFL Live website and on Pulse Sports Live.

Don’t miss a single moment of the action as the People’s Elephant take on the Promise Keepers with both teams looking to kick-start their season. 


In terms of past meetings between these two, Enyimba hold the ace for this one in Aba. The Elephants have won three of the last five matches, with United taking just two points from a possible 15. 

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However, in the last five meetings between them, Akwa United hold sway with two wins compared to one for Enyimba, with two draws, one of which was the goalless affair during United’s last visit to Aba.


Whether you are a die-hard fan of one of the teams or simply a football enthusiast, this explosive clash in Aba promises to deliver a top-tier football experience and action.

Enyimba are Nigeria's most successful team with 9 titles. (Photo Credit: Imago)

So, set your reminders and get ready for an exciting showdown between two hitherto formidable NPFL teams and contenders. 


Akwa United have taken just two points from a possible 15 in their last 5 visits to Aba. (Photo Credit: Imago)

A narrow Enyimba FC win.

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